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Babblings and More: Homemade Mod Podge

Babblings and More: Homemade Mod Podge
Don't forget to vote for us daily! Just click on this button and that's all! Thanks! A few months ago I found a recipe for Homemade Mod Podge and wanted to know if it was worth the mess to make it. YES it is, with no mess! A pint size jar cost me $2 to make while at stores a size like this is around $8. Put a strip of masking/packing tape directly on your jar so that you can take it off later easier. Stick the sticker label on the tape. Tape over the label so that it will be semi-waterproof. Mod Podge in a Pint Jar (matte) Fill jar half way up with white glue (like Elmers) Then fill jar up with water. Shake Well. This is a 50-50 mixture glue/water. It will have a Matte finish. If you would like a Glossy finish, add 1 TBS of clear varnish. Shake it! If you have tried it with the varnish, we would love to hear how it went. See it for yourself how it works.

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